swipe card

a plastic card with magnetically encoded data that is decoded when passed through a slotted electronic reader, especially for payment or identification purposes.
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swipe card
a credit card, identity card, etc, with a magnetic strip that holds encoded information that can be electronically interpreted as it is passed through the slot of a machine designed to read it

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Example sentences
Swipe card voting should make it foolproof and simple.
Written attendance records are matched with swipe card data to confirm accuracy.
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